Slap and tickle In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "slap and tickle", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Jenne Phuong calendar 2021-10-28 11:10

Meaning of Slap and tickle

Slap and tickle British old-fashioned humorous informal noun slang

The noun is often combined with "a bit of".

Used to describe romantic gestures of lovers such as kissing, hugging, cuddling, and petting, or sexual activities that involves playing and joking

I've just seen a couple having a bit of slap and tickle in the park.

I was shocked when I came home and saw my roommate and her boyfriend having a bit of slap and tickle on my bed.

It's common to come across couples who are getting a bit of slap and tickle on the street.

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Origin of Slap and tickle

The noun was first attested from c.1910 according to Paul Beale and Eric Partridge in their Shorter Slang Dictionary.

The Origin Cited: Internet .

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